History of the Federal Judiciary


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Ainsworth, Robert Andrew Jr.
Born May 10, 1910, in Gulfport, MS
Died December 22, 1981

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 14, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Service terminated on August 31, 1966, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on June 28, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 1966, and received commission on July 22, 1966. Service terminated on December 22, 1981, due to death.

Education:
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, LL.B., 1932

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1932-1961
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1944
State senator, Louisiana, 1952-1961; president pro tem, 1952-1956, 1960-1961
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